Why Does the Des Moines Register Publish Joel Kurtinitis’ Dishonest Musings on Racism?

Last week, the Des Moines Register joined the Sioux City Journal, Ames Tribune, Fort Dodge Messenger, and prominent GOP lawmakers including Liz Cheney and...

Kaleb Van Fosson, Who Confronted Steve King on White Supremacy, Reacts to the Congressman’s...

When the Informer spoke to J.D. Scholten on the night of Jan. 9, Steve King’s most recent Democratic rival in Iowa’s 4th District predicted...

Steve King’s Closing Argument: An Impassioned Defense of Austria’s Far Right

Amid a week of the most intense media scrutiny he’s ever faced, the air of inevitability about his re-election Tuesday dissipating in dramatic fashion...

Kavanaugh and the Victim-Blaming Narratives of Iowa Conservative Commentators

Whatever its ultimate outcome, one striking thing that Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination has already magnified, in light of the sexual assault allegations he...

Kim Reynolds Refuses to Say If She Considers Journalists the “Enemy of the People”

Amid criticism over her reduced access to reporters in recent weeks, embattled incumbent Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday refused to take a position on...
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Update: Tribune Media Pulls Out of Sinclair Deal, Files Lawsuit

Update, 8/10: On Thursday, the Tribune Media Co. announced it had terminated its agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group to have the conservative media giant...

Weekly News Roundup: Reynolds, Set to Sign Anti-Immigrant Bill, Backs Up Trump on Border...

The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. During an event Friday at a Waterloo elementary school, Gov. Kim Reynolds said...

Cedar Rapids’ KGAN Among Sinclair-Owned TV Stations Spreading Pro-Trump, Media-Bashing Propaganda

On March 7, CNN's Brian Stelter reported that the right-wing Sinclair Broadcast Group was forcing anchors at the local TV stations the telecom giant...

Weekly News Roundup: Des Moines Publishing Company to Acquire Time Magazine in Koch-Backed Deal

The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Backed by Koch Brothers, Des Moines-Based Meredith Corp. Announces Time Inc. Acquisition On Sunday...
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Pulitzer Winner Art Cullen Warns of Wintersteen Presidency

In a letter to the editor of the Iowa State Daily student newspaper, Storm Lake Times editor Art Cullen slammed Iowa State University ag...